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Chimpanzees more likely to share tools, teach skills when task is complex: Study has implications for evolution of technology and culture in humans

A new study finds that chimpanzees that use a multi-step process and complex tools to gather termites are more likely to share tools with novices. The study helps illuminate chimpanzees' capacity for prosocial -- or helping -- behavior, a quality that has been recognized for its potential role in the evolution of human cultural abilities.

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